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Exploris Aquarium, Portaferry

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
3.3/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web
Exploris is Northern Ireland's only Aquarium and Seal Sanctuary. The Aquarium presents the underwater wonders of Strangford Lough and the coastal seas of Ireland in a variety of exciting and enjoyable exhibits.

The Seal Sanctuary provides a temporary home for sick or injured seal pups. Exploris is committed to rehabilitating injured and abandoned seal pups, preparing them for return to the wild.
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  • Enjoyable trip but very expensive for what it is and the length of time it takes to get around. Better than it was before and interesting displays but I had expected more. + Book online to receive a £...  read more »
  • First time visiting Exploris I new my younger daughter would love it wasn't sure about my teenage daughter but she really enjoyed it we all did lots to see and the girls really liked the interactive p...  read more »
  • A Irish size aquarium i.e. Not of the size of ones in larger cities but worth a look for the seal pups and the otters. 
  • Excellent day out for the entire family. Reasonably priced and lots to see, especially the seal hospital for rescued seal pups from around the province. Demonstrations and touch pools very enjoyable with very informative and polite staff.
  • I went there on summer holidays it was a brilliant day out with my dad and brother :)
  • this aquarium is absolutely.... AMAZING! really really fun for me and the children. thanks to the builders they built this thanks. Bye
  • Very good fun
  • Please be advised, Exploris Aquarium is closed for refurbishment until 2016. Exploris staff.
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